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Citizen Kane Script Sells For Thousands At Auction

Part of a script for Orson Welles' film classic Citizen Kane has smashed its pre-auction estimate of $2,000 (£1,250) after going under the hammer for...

Orson Welles' Daughter Selling Off Father's Film Memorabilia

Orson Welles' youngest daughter is offloading a treasure trove of her father's film memorabilia at an upcoming auction.Beatrice Welles uncovered boxes full of the legendary...

Orson Welles' Citizen Kane Script Up For Auction

Filmmaker Orson Welles' draft script for Citizen Kane is set to hit the auction block at Sotheby's in London.The typed script, which features the director's...

Orson Welles' Citizen Kane Suit Up For Auction

The three-piece suit Orson Welles wore in the pivotal final scene of Citizen Kane is to became a Christmas present for one lucky film memorabilia...

Lost Orson Welles Directorial Debut Restored For Italian Film Festival

A film made by cinema legend Orson Welles three years before his breakout movie Citizen Kane has been unearthed and restored for a premiere screening...

Orson Welles' Hollywood Rants Unveiled In Newly Released Tapes

Orson Welles' true feelings about his fellow Hollywood stars and directors have been laid bare in newly released audiotapes, in which he brands Sir Laurence...

The Third Man To Be Reimagined As German-language Musical

Orson Welles' cult classic The Third Man is set to be turned into a musical for the Austrian stage.Producers at the Vereinigte Buehnen Wien (Vbw)...


Orson Welles' Citizen Kane Oscar Sells For $861,000

The Academy Award presented to Orson Welles for his work on movie classic Citizen Kane has fetched more than $850,000 (£531,000) at auction.The movie, which...

Orson Welles' Citizen Kane Oscar Heading To Auction Block

The Academy Award presented to Orson Welles for his work on movie classic Citizen Kane is heading back to the auction block, four years after...

Lost Welles Film Edging Closer To Release

The long-running legal battle over ORSON WELLES' lost movie THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND is almost at an end - a decision about the...

Welles' Daughter Protests Biopic

The daughter of late American film legend ORSON WELLES is protesting the star-studded Hollywood drama ME AND ORSON WELLES - insisting the negative portrayal of...

Citizen Kane Oscar Fails To Sell

The Oscar won by ORSON WELLES for the 1941 classic CITIZEN KANE has failed to sell at an auction in New York. The award for...

Citizen Kane Oscar Goes Under Hammer

ORSON WELLES' Oscar for the 1941 classic CITIZEN KANE is expected to fetch up to $1.2 million (GBP600,000) when it goes under the hammer on...

Long Lost Orson Welles Film Could Be Released Next Year

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One of the great long-lost movies of all time could at last be set for release in 2015. Legendary director and actor Orson Welles’ unfinished final film The Other Side of the Wind is mooted for a full theatrical release by May 6th, the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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Orson Welles in Citizen Kane (1941)

Veteran producer Frank Marshall has apparently joined forces with Royal Road Entertainment in order to approach the heir of Welles’ estate – his daughter Beatrice – and his old collaborator Oja Kodar to secure the rights to the unfinished film. With the help of modern production and editing technology and Welles’ extensive notes that he left behind, missing and half-finished scenes will be restored.

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The Wire Named No. 1 TV Show Of All Time By Entertainment Weekly

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The hit Baltimore-set crime series The Wire has been chosen by Entertainment Weekly as the greatest television show of all time in a recent poll compiled by the magazine. The HBO series, which ran for six seasons between 2002 and 2008, battled off competiton from comedies, sci-fi classics and fellow crime dramas to be singled out as the greatest show ever-made, with EW also ordering the greatest movie, album, book and stage play of all time too.

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West starred as Det. Jimmy McNulty in The Wire

The David Simon-helmed police drama was described as the "most sustained narrative in television history" by EW as it beat off competition from The Simpsons, Seinfeld, the Mary Tyler Moorse Show and The Sopranos, who finished off the top five of the top ten countdown. Earlier this year, The Sopranos, which starred the late James Gandolfini, was chosen by the Writers Guild of America as the greatest television show of all time, but clearly the writers of EW had a different opinion. All In The Family, The Andy Griffith Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mad Men and Your Show of Shows made up the rest of the top ten.

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